Military legal affairs

FILE - In this May 16 2013, file photo, Federal authorities search an apartment in Boise, Idaho. U.S. authorities arrested Fazliddin Kurbanov, a man from Uzbekistan accused of conspiring with a designated terrorist organization in his home country and helping scheme to use a weapon of mass destruction. Kurbanov serving 25 years in federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been indicted on charges that he stabbed a prison warden. Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles say Thursday, May 25, 2017, Kurbanov used a homemade knife to attack the warden at a federal correctional facility in Victorville, Calif., in May 2016. (Joe Jaszewski/The Idaho Statesman via AP, File)
May 25, 2017 - 3:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Uzbek refugee serving 25 years behind bars for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been charged with stabbing the warden at the California federal prison where he was serving his sentence, prosecutors said Thursday. Fazliddin Kurbanov, 34, was indicted...
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Richard Collins III. Authorities appealed for patience Monday, May 22, 2017, from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after Sean Urbanski, a white University of Maryland student, was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie State University student. Police and the FBI are investigating the killing of Collins as a possible hate crime, because the suspect, Urbanski, became a member of a racist Facebook group several months ago. (U.S. Army via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 3:16 am
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities appealed for patience from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University of Maryland student was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie State University student. Police and the FBI said they...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning, the transgender soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a special status after her scheduled release from prison Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 12:30 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the soldier who was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for giving classified materials to WikiLeaks, said Wednesday that she's excited about what lies ahead, just hours after she walked free after serving seven years behind bars. "I'm figuring...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning, the transgender soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a special status after her scheduled release from prison Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
May 17, 2017 - 4:51 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, is due to be released from a Kansas military prison on Wednesday after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence. President Barack Obama granted Manning clemency...
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning, the transgender soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a special status after her scheduled release from prison Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (U.S. Army via AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted in 2013 of illegally disclosing classified government information, will remain on active duty in a special status after her scheduled release from prison Wednesday, the Army said Tuesday. An Army spokeswoman, Lt. Col...
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This 2016 photo released by lawyer Mark Denbeaux shows his client Zayn al Abidin Muhammad Husayn, also known as Abu Zubaydah, at the detention center on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in a photo taken by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Abu Zubaydah, the first CIA captive subjected to so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” after the Sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the Guantanamo Bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him. (Mark Denbeaux via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 5:14 am
MIAMI (AP) — A man who became the first CIA captive subjected to what the U.S. government called "enhanced interrogation techniques" after the Sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the Guantanamo Bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him later...
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In this Dec. 3, 2008, photo released by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Edward Lin, a native of Taiwan, speaks in the U.S. The U.S. military has charged Lin with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan. Lt. Cmdr. Stephanie Turo, a Navy spokeswoman, confirmed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, the espionage trial in Norfolk will begin Thursday. (Sarah Murphy/U.S. Navy via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 7:52 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy abandoned efforts to convict a Taiwan-born Navy officer of spying for China or Taiwan, striking a plea deal on Thursday that instead that portrays him as arrogant and willing to reveal military secrets to impress women. The agreement was a marked retreat from last...
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May 04, 2017 - 11:16 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities on Thursday rejected Turkey's new extradition bid for the last two of its eight servicemen who fled to Greece seeking asylum after last year's abortive military coup in Turkey, in a case that has strained ties between the two uneasy NATO allies. The Turkish...
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This 2015 booking photo released by the Northbridge, Mass., Police Department shows Kyle Kennedy, serving time at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass. David Wedge, a spokesman for Kennedy's attorney, said Wednesday, April 26, 2017, that Kennedy and former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, inmates at the maximum security the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center., had asked to be cellmates last September. He said the request initially was approved, but then denied. (Northbridge Police Department via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 4:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez hinted about suicide weeks before he was found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, according to a jailhouse friend who once sought to share a cell with the former NFL star. Lawrence Army Jr., an attorney for inmate Kyle Kennedy, said Wednesday that Hernandez...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:09 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A jailhouse friend of Aaron Hernandez says prison officials denied the former NFL star's request for a cellmate months before he hanged himself. David Wedge, a spokesman for Kyle Kennedy's attorney, said Wednesday the two inmates at the maximum security the Souza-Baranowski...
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